Now Accepting New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Applications

Do you have a project that requires onsite research at the Center for the History of Medicine? Consider submitting an application to the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC). Countway Library's Center for the History of Medicine is pleased to be a member of NERFC, a collaboration of thirty-one major cultural agencies that offer up to twenty-four awards annually to visit member repositories. This year's fellowships run between June 1, 2024 and May 31, 2025. Each grant provides a stipend of $5,000 for a minimum of eight weeks of research at three (or more) participating institutions.

NERFC grants support work in a broad array of fields, including but not limited to: history; literature; art history; African American studies; American studies; women’s and gender studies; anthropology; sociology; philosophy; religious studies; environmental studies; oceanography; and the histories of law, medicine, and technology. For information about member collections and resources, visit NERFC's list of participants.

Awards are open to U.S. citizens and foreign nationals who hold the necessary U.S. government documents. Grants are designed to encourage projects that draw on the resources of several agencies.

Applications are due February 1, 2024. You can learn more about application criteria and apply online on the NERFC website.